from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A flatbottom, roughly circular volcanic crater of explosive origin that is often filled with water.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a broad volcanic crater, usually filled with a lake

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In geology:
  • n. A local German name originally applied to certain small crater-lakes in the recently extinct volcanic region of the Eifel, near Bonn, on the Rhine. The craters were believed to have resulted from explosive outbreaks, without emissions of lava.
  • n. Technically, any crater which has been produced by an explosion unaccompanied by lava.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion; often filled with water


German, from Vulgar Latin *mara, standing water, lake, from Latin mare, sea; see mare2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From dialectal German Maar. (Wiktionary)



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    Example :

    vinchuk Hani maar = Kill the scorpian by beat

    Kuski maar = Stub to kill

    pishLaak maar = kill the mosquito

    August 15, 2010